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    • Abydos

    • The History and Legacy of the Ancient Egyptian Holy City and Burial Site
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
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    Abydos: The History and Legacy of the Ancient Egyptian Holy City and Burial Site examines the history of the city, and what life and death were like there. You will learn about Abydos like never before.

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    • Jackie Robinson

    • The Life and Legacy of the Star Who Broke Major League Baseball’s Color Barrier
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    Along the way, listeners learn of a man once consumed by rage who learned, through time and practice, as well as the influence of several important mentors, to rein in his anger and use it to change the world. Though born in a sharecropper’s cabin, he corresponded with presidents. Growing up in the shadow of an Olympian older brother, he found his own place in the sun, and, more importantly, Jackie Robinson smoothed the journey to success for countless others.

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    • The Union Pacific

    • The History of America's Most Famous Railroad Company and Its Role in the Transcontinental Railroad
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    The Lewis and Clark Expedition, notwithstanding its merits as a feat of exploration, was also the first tentative claim on the vast interior and the western seaboard of North America by the United States. It set in motion the great movement west that began almost immediately with the first commercial overland expedition funded by John Jacob Astor’s Pacific Fur Company and would continue with the establishment of the Oregon Trail and California Trail. That quest would reach its ultimate expression ...when the last spike was driven into the Union Pacific Railroad.

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    • Benito Mussolini

    • The Life and Legacy of Italy’s Fascist Prime Minister
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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     Benito Mussolini: The Life and Legacy of Italy’s Fascist Prime Minister profiles one of the 20th century’s most notorious leaders. You will learn about Mussolini like never before. 

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    • La evolución de la Navidad [The Evolution of Christmas]

    • La historia de la festividad cristiana desde el nacimiento de Jesús hasta nuestros días
    • By: Charles River Editors, Gustavo Vazquez-Lozano
    • Narrated by: Simone Fojgiel
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    ¿Pero cómo se llegó de aquella historia en la Biblia - una joven judía dando a luz al mesías de Israel en un pesebre en la ciudad de Belén - a la Navidad moderna? La respuesta es que están ahí porque, a lo largo de veinte siglos, hubo una cadena de acontecimientos, personajes, tradiciones orales, obras artísticas que se unieron para hacer de la Navidad la estación para compartir, abrazarse, reencontrar a la familia, dar regalos y mucha azúcar a los niños....

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    • Machine Gun Kelly

    • The Notorious Life and Crimes of the Depression Era Gangster
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
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    Veteran bootlegger. Prolific bank robber. Kidnapper extraordinaire. Ruthless criminal mastermind. With a nickname as hardcore as George “Machine Gun” Kelly's, it should come as no surprise that such terms are frequently associated with him. Eighty-six years may have come and gone since his death, but this Depression-era mobster's name and legacy are still as relevant as ever. You will learn about Machine Gun Kelly like never before.

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    • The Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign

    • The History and Legacy of the Union Victories That Made Ulysses S. Grant a Major General
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    The Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign: The History and Legacy of the Union Victories that Made Ulysses S. Grant a Major General analyzes the campaign that put Ulysses S. Grant’s name on the map and paved the way for the rest of his Civil War career.

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    • Maimonides

    • The Life and Legacy of the Medieval Jewish Philosopher
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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    Moses Ben Maimon, frequently called Maimonides, was a medieval philosopher who revolutionized thinking about ethics, reason, and the Jewish Torah through his emphasis on reason and evidence. His works were broadly accepted by the Sephardi Jewish community and spread across the medieval world, reaching the Jewish populations as far as Yemen, and though he lived in the 12th century, Maimonides continues to be one of the most studied scholars of Jewish law, philosophy, and theology.

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    • The Lost City of Heracleion

    • The History of the Ancient Egyptian City Now Underwater in the Mediterranean
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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    The Lost City of Heracleion: The History of the Ancient Egyptian City Now Underwater in the Mediterranean examines the history of the city and what life was like there. You will learn about Heracleion like never before.

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    • Siberia and the Gulag: The History and Legacy of Russia’s Most Notorious Territory and Prison Camp System

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
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    Over the long course of Russian history, perhaps no aspect of the giant country has generated interest quite like Siberia, the easternmost part of Russia that lies in Asia. Generally speaking, all that is widely known about Siberia is that it is really big and really cold, which, to be fair, are good starting points for a deeper exploration of this fascinating region.

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    • Baron von Steuben: The Life and Legacy of the Prussian General Who Drilled the Continental Army at Valley Forge During the Revolutionary War

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
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    By the time the Revolutionary War started, military confrontations between the world powers had become so common that combat was raised to the status of a fine art, consuming a large portion of time for adolescent males in training and comprising a sizable component of the economy. Weaponry was developed to a degree of quality not accessible to most North Americans, and European aristocrats were reared in the mastery of swordsmanship with an emphasis on the saber for military use.

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    • The Arawak: The History and Legacy of the Indigenous Natives in South America and the Caribbean

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
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     The Arawak: The History and Legacy of the Indigenous Natives in South America and the Caribbean examines the culture and history of the indigenous groups and what happened when they came into contact with the Europeans. You will learn about the Arawak like never before. 

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    • The Gulags

    • The History and Legacy of the Notorious Soviet Labor Camps
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    The USSR collapsed in December 1991, and it can be argued that the labor camps were not only integral to the very existence of the Soviet Union, but also a damning indictment of the Soviets’ failed experiment in communist totalitarianism. The Gulags: The History and Legacy of the Notorious Soviet Labor Camps examines the rise of the labor camps, how they were institutionalized by Soviet leaders, and what life was like for the prisoners.

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    • The Battle of Fort Henry: The History of General Ulysses S. Grant’s Victory that Captured the Tennessee River for the Union

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 46 mins
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    While the Lincoln Administration and most Northerners were preoccupied with trying to capture Richmond in the summer of 1861, it would be the little known Ulysses S. Grant who delivered the Union’s first major victories, over a thousand miles away from Washington. Grant’s new commission led to his command of the District of Southeast Missouri, headquartered at Cairo, after he was appointed by “The Pathfinder”, John C. Fremont, a national celebrity who had run for president in 1856. 

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    • Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus

    • The History of the Man and the Character Behind the Most Popular Christmas Traditions
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
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    Christmas is the most important holiday of the year. After the corresponding days that exalt the national pride of each country, such as Independence Day in the United States, Victory Day in Russia, or Bastille Day in France, it's December 25 that articulates the life, the work, and the economy in much of the world, including many non-Christian countries. Since ancient times, the beginning of winter has been the occasion for most people to eat, drink, dance, and get together to beat the drum and take a break.

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    • Kashmir, Gujarat, and the Punjab

    • The Ancient and Modern History of India's Politically Divided States on the Border with Pakistan
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
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    Kashmir, Gujarat, and the Punjab: The Ancient and Modern History of India’s Politically Divided States on the Border with Pakistan examines the various regions, the different civilizations that lived there, and what took place there over the last 5,000 years. You will learn about Kashmir, Gujarat, and the Punjab like never before.  

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    • Osman I

    • The Life and Legacy of the Ottoman Empire’s First Sultan
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
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    Osman I is one of history’s most important leaders; the founder of the Ottoman Empire, which conquered Asia Minor, most of the Middle East, North Africa, and the Balkans before reaching the very walls of Vienna. Even after its demise, the politics of the Balkan states are very much influenced by the Ottoman past, and Muslim populations remain in the European lands once occupied by the Ottomans. The Middle East’s politics and conflicts trace back to the dissolution of the empire, and in Turkey, the Ottoman legacy remains a topic of national debate.

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    • More an Ottoman History

    • By Kevin Riggs on 02-05-19

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    • Gujarat

    • The History of the Indian State from the Ancient Indus Valley Civilization to Today
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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    Gujarat is one of the most storied sites in a storied area. Many groups and empires ruled India or tried to, and Gujarat was the power center for the region’s oldest of all, the Indus Valley Civilization. Gujarat also played an instrumental role in India’s greatest ancient empire. During the last centuries of the first millennium BCE, most of the Mediterranean basin and the Near East were either directly or indirectly under the influence of Hellenism. 

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    • Krampus: The History and Legacy of the Mythological Figure Who Punishes Children During the Christmas Season

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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    Krampus: The History and Legacy of the Mythological Figure Who Punishes Children During the Christmas Season examines the pagan and Christian influences of the yuletide villain and dives into the riveting and frightening history behind the creature. You will learn about Krampus like never before.

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    • The Crimean War

    • The History and Legacy of the Conflict That Modernized Warfare and Weakened Tsarist Russia
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    Some have called the Crimean War history’s most unnecessary war, and while it is misunderstood, often overlooked, and sometimes ignored, it also involved many of the 19th century’s major powers, namely Russia, Britain, France, the Ottoman Empire, and Austria, as well as men from lands these powers would call their empires. It was a war bridging the old with the new, mixing Napoleonic fighting styles and modern weapons, old world diplomacy and modern communications, and the traditional rules of war and modern death tolls. 

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